pressing in for mercy

This morning I responded snappily to an ongoing stressful situation.  I didn’t pay attention the reminder which flashed into my mind to just listen, but instead instantly reacted. Again. As someone who believes how we use our words can bring life, I am likely harder on myself all the more because I know better &Continue reading “pressing in for mercy”

community matters

Today, I am taking a day off from writing. I am spending some time allowing my sprained wrist to recover, but also listening to where the Spirit wants me to write next. Easter hit me with a different impact this year, and I want to soak in the lessons I ahve learns, and make them part ofContinue reading “community matters”

Sunday Psalm: Your Love ran red into eternity

You did it. You planned it all, down to every single interaction from beginning to end. You knew in the first Garden that the second would come into play, leading You to the third & final garden. In the first, we broke Your heart. In the second, You bent the knee. In the third, YouContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Your Love ran red into eternity”

snapshots along the way: inbetween

In between the tomb and the reveal was time. Time spent in flustered confusion. Waterworks of weeping. Loud lamenting. Deep sorrow. Grief. Not only over the One nailed to the tree, but also for their betraying brother who ended his life distraught over his part in harming the One they all loved. They lost JudasContinue reading “snapshots along the way: inbetween”

snapshots along the Way: He Knew

You knew. You knew that the same people who cried Hosanna as You entered Jerusalem were the same ones who would pick up the stones to judge one another’s sin, and nail You to the cross. You knew. You knew we all hide our brokenness under the cover of what we think others want usContinue reading “snapshots along the Way: He Knew”